Perhaps the biggest concern when college sports entered the NIL era this summer was how each player, including the lesser-known and the extras, got a piece of the pie.
The Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team was successful.
This morning, Kentucky Sports Radio and ProCamps U announced a one-season NIL deal with the entire UK roster.
“The partnership kicks off this weekend with Players First Fantasy Experience, which gives attendees a glimpse into the life of a Kentucky basketball player,” KSR’s Tyler Thompson wrote in the announcement article. morning.
The first event will be the inaugural Fan Fest “Fans First” brought to you by ProLink Staffing. It is scheduled for September 18 at the Clive M. Beck Event Center at the University of Transylvania.
The event will feature a dunk competition, 3-point shooting event, skill show, and a 5-on-5 open gym format with famous guests serving as judges.
Ticket information is expected to be released shortly. The list of participants includes almost all of the British men’s basketball roster:
- TyTy Washington Jr.
- Daimion collins
- Davion Mintz
- Jacob Toppin
- CJ Frédéric
- Keion Brooks Jr.
- Dontaie Allen
- Kellan Grady
- Brennan Canada
- Sahvir Wheeler
- Lance Ware
- Bryce hopkins
- Kareem Watkins.
For more details, read the full press release here.